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First Lady adopted into Tlingit clan

...Anchorage, and an oratory reading by Tlingit elder Nora Marks Dauenhauer. Ernestine Hayes, also a Tlingit poet and author, provided introductions. For more on the Tlingit Clan Conference, see the Nov. 4 issue of the Capital City Weekly.

BY JAMES BROOKS FOR THE CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY There will be no emergency listing of Prince of Wales Island wolves on the Endangered Species List. In a letter to the six conservation groups requesting the emergency listing, U.S.
UAS to host presentation, film series on indigenous languages

Prior to the beginning of the University of Alaska Southeast's Evening at Egan lecture series, which begins Oct.
Photos: "Partners in History" celebration

...historical roots in Juneau during a "Partners in History" dinner at the Filipino Hall on Saturday, Aug. 29. ANS also celebrated its 100th anniversary as part of the event.For more on this, see the Sept. 9 issue of the Capital City Weekly.
What's happening this week

...named after Juneau's Bishop Michael Kenny. Free to everyone. For more information, see the Aug 19 issue of the Capital City Weekly. Details: reception with Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for...
Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...Humanities Council, Juneau Dance Theatre, and Juneau Lyric Opera, just to name a few. In this recurring feature of the Capital City Weekly, we will take a closer look at the factors that contributed to this surge of activity, through conversations...
Off the Beaten Path: Hitchiking on mystery road

...real. In honor of Halloween, I hope to compile enough Southeast supernatural and spooky tales for a feature in the Capital City Weekly. If you have any stories you want to share with me - on or off the record - I'd love to hear them. ? Bjorn...
SHI's work featured in 50 humanities projects that have shaped the country

Sealaska Heritage Institute's work on the Tlingit language was chosen by a federal humanities agency as one of 50 projects in the country that has enriched and shaped American lives during the last half century.The National Endowment for the Humanities singled out SHI's efforts to document and revitalize the Tlingit language as part of its 50-year anniversary celebration and is featuring 50 projects on its "Celebrating 50 Years" website that represent the best of the work the agency has funded.
Kasaan honored for village improvements

If you've been reading the Capital City Weekly, you likely know the Organized Village of Kasaan and Kavilco, Inc.'s Kasaan Haida Heritage Foundation have been making some...
Peck brothers donate collection to SHI archives

For the Capital City Weekly A Juneau resident and his brother have made a significant donation to Sealaska Heritage Institute that includes letters and essays penned by the late Native rights leader William L. Paul, Sr.


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